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NHS AfC: Band 2
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Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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14/08/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Radiology Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 2

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest trusts in the country, serving a population of 1.2 million people. Our newly formed Trust, comprising acute hospital sites at Broomfield in Chelmsford, Basildon and Southend,  is determined to provide the best health services for its local population. We are a well-led, high-performing and innovative organisation working in the best interests of the people we serve.


With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.  


Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.


Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations.  We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.


We  aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.


We will deliver safe and high-quality services and be an employer of choice for our workforce.


We are ‘one team, working together’.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our multi-disciplinary team of staff within the diagnostic imaging department as a bank radiology department assistant

The diagnostic imaging department is comprised of x-ray, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy, interventional radiology and ultrasound. It is an extremely busy department, providing a multitude of high quality imaging for a broad range of specialties and undertaking over 200,000 examinations per year.

Radiology department assistants play an integral part in provision of this high quality service. The role is varied and includes providing assistance to radiographers, radiologists and sonographers, ensuring a high level of care to patients undergoing imaging examinations. We welcome applications from candidates who are hardworking and passionate about patient care.

Candidates who do not possess all the required skills will be provided with training.

The suitable applicants will be required to work a variety of shifts Monday - Sunday inclusive between the hours of 08:00-20:00.


Please note this role will close should we receive sufficient applications

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Leah Marling
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Deputy Superintendent Radiographer
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01702 435555 ext 6730